My sister Rosalind Franklin

Cover of 'My Sister Rosalind Franklin' by Jenifer Glynn. Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press. Cover of 'My Sister Rosalind Franklin' by Jenifer Glynn. Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press.

Public history of science lecture by Jenifer Glynn.

Event details

Jenifer Glynn will discuss her new book My Sister Rosalind Franklin. With the help of family letters and memories, the book puts Rosalind Franklin's DNA work in the context of her other achievements, and Rosalind herself in the context of her family. It shows her as a caring sister with a strong character and a passion for mountaineering, as well as a fine, thoughtful, meticulous and successful scientist.

Attending this event

This event is free to attend and open to all. No tickets are required. Doors open at 12:30pm and seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

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My sister Rosalind Franklin 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

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